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Les aventures de Tintin : Les Cigares du pharaon - Tome 4 (French Edition) (original 1934; edition 1999)

by Hergé (Author)

Series: Tintin (4)

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Follow Tintin, Snowy and their pals as they chase an international drug-smuggling gang through the mountains of Gaipajama.
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Title:Les aventures de Tintin : Les Cigares du pharaon - Tome 4 (French Edition)
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Info:Casterman, Fr. (1999), Edition: French, 62 pages
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Cigars of the Pharaoh by Hergé (Author) (1934)

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"Hurra, ich spreche elefantisch!"


Der vorliegende Band, “Die Zigarren des Pharaos”, entstand im Jahr 1932 und wurde 1955 überarbeitet und koloriert. Dabei wurden auch geringfügige inhaltliche Änderungen vorgenommen, die aber der Geschichte keinen Abbruch tun.

Tatsächlich ist dieser Band der erste, der eine konsistente und unterhaltsame Geschichte erzählt und nicht mehr die vorher übliche Ansammlung von mehr oder minder lose verknüpften Szenen.

Erstmals tauchen auch die ersten altbekannten Figuren auf: Hier sind es die tollpatschigen Detektive Schulze und Schultze, die jedoch über weite Teile des Bandes Tim festnehmen wollen und ihm – im Gegensatz zu späteren Bänden der Reihe – nicht oder nur aus wenig altruistischen Gründen helfen.

Auch eine Premiere: Dies ist der erste Band, der mich wirklich unterhalten und mir Spaß gemacht hat.


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  philantrop | Oct 21, 2019 |
My review, as posted in Tintin Books

"Cigars of the Pharaoh" marks the dawn of a new era for Tintin, an era in which Hergé began dogged research, and sought to introduce plotting and pacing instead of simply regular cliffhangers. That is not to say things were completed: Herge was obviously obligated to give cliffhangers in the album's original serialised format, and some elements of the countries were less well-researched than his later works. But this album is certainly the next step in the great evolution of Tintin's stories.

This is certainly a thoroughly enjoyable, if somewhat peripatetic, work, and shows - with its addition of a bustling cast of recurring and guest characters, and a thrilling variety of atmospheres - just why Tintin was already taking off. ( )
  therebelprince | Aug 4, 2019 |
Collection of 3 books
  stevholt | Nov 19, 2017 |
This adventure of Tan Tan can show to young readers that the truth is not always as what it seems to be and things can be hidden behind the obvious matters sometimes. Besides, he treats animals in a better way this time. :P ( )
  GazelleS | May 11, 2016 |
First re-read of a Tintin adventure that I read as a child and I must say it has lost something for me. Still quite violent and a series of improbable events. ( )
  brakketh | Jan 28, 2016 |
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HergéAuthorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lonsdale-Cooper, LeslieTranslatormain authorsome editionsconfirmed
Janzon, Allan B.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Janzon, KarinTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Zendrera, ConcepciónTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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